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Comedian Raju Srivastava suffers heart attack, admitted to AIIMS

Raju Srivastava suffered a heart attack while exercising at a gym in Delhi. He has been admitted to a hospital where he is recuperating.

Raju SrivastavaRaju Srivastava was 58. (Photo: Raju Srivastava/ Instagram)

Comedian and actor Raju Srivastava, 59, suffered a heart attack while working out at a gym in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. His team confirmed the news to indianexpress.com. “Raju sir suffered a mild heart attack while working out. He is admitted to AIIMS, but he is doing fine. He is conscious.”

Srivastava reportedly collapsed while running on a treadmill this morning. He was working out at a gym in south Delhi. He was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, where he is recuperating. He’ll be kept under observation for a couple of days before he is discharged.

After wrapping a show in Udaipur, Srivastava was in Delhi to spend time with his two brothers and family. Srivastava has a history of heart ailments and earlier had stents inserted.

Comedian Sunil Pal, in a video message, said, “It is true that Raju Bhai suffered a heart attack today, but he is now doing absolutely fine. He is at the hospital and receiving treatment, and I wish him a speedy recovery. waiting for him to come back to Mumbai soon!”

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Raju is a popular name on television. The actor is also one of the most successful stand-up comedians in the country who became popular by imitating several politicians.

In an earlier interview with The Indian Express, Raju had shared his formula of being a successful comedian. He had said, “It is very important to connect to the masses. Comedy is not about narrating silly jokes; it is more about humouring life’s situations, in a subtle way by not hurting anyone’s sentiments.”

Raju Srivastava has appeared in cameo roles in films such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, among others. He also participated in Television popular relaity show, Bigg Boss season three. The audience came to know of his comedy talent after he took the stage as a stand-up comedian in the show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.

First published on: 10-08-2022 at 01:27:37 pm
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